PR No. 59
Islamabad June 8, 2020

NCOC to increase additional 1000 additional oxygenated beds for capacity building/ enhancement of critical health care system in major cities of provinces across the country by end June. NCOC to ensure fast track approval for enhancing health care capacity particularly critical healthcare. The decision taken to cater for contingency / any likely surge in cases Procurement requirements for IHITC will be approved today. Procurement plan already in place. To support Healthcare workers who are front line heroes against COVID-19 package will be finalised today. Additional ventilators Sindh NCOC through NDMA dispatched 52 ventilators. Received by provincial Govt. To meet additional/ contingency requirements another tranche of 50 additional vents will delivered in next 48-72 hours. NCOC in constitution with provincial administration to increase additional beds capacity. We are training human resource for operationalisations of the beds KP Enhancing of beds capacity at Mardan, Noshera, Swabi & Peshawar hospitals Punjab 72 additional vents in last one week prepared a detailed contingency plan in place Additional beds for covid patients in progress. trying to increase additional beds by 3rd week June Balochistan 10 vents received. Installed. working on human resource to meet additional requirements. GB No pressure on health care system 62 vents held. 10 additional being given